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Symptoms|Treatments|Side effects|Causes

136 treatments sorted by (?)
treatmentmember ratings (num votes)
Isotretinoin (Roaccutane, Accutane)
(147)
acutane
(16)
Paleo Diet
(89)
Roaccutane
(12)
Bactrim
(34)
No gluten
(110)
Clindamyacin phosphate gel
(27)
No sugar
(132)
Azelaic acid
(7)
Diane 35
(32)
No dairy
(187)
eliminating comedogenic ingredients from skincare routine
(20)
having a good skincare routine
(31)
Avoid touching face
(442)
Epiduo Gel
(24)
Benzoyl Peroxide Cream %10
(83)
Sit out in the sun with the affected area exposed for at least 15 minutes in the day
(209)
Spironolactone
(21)
Tretinoin
(11)
Retin A
(216)
Washing face
(634)
Ziana
(5)
Stridex Pads
(5)
Birth control pill / Balance hormones
(229)
Ketogenic Diet
(17)
Doryx (Doxycycline)
(121)
Washing pillowcases regularly
(241)
Retinol Oral Supplementation
(9)
No Chocolate
(14)
Clindamycin1% dabber
(107)
No fast food
(175)
Metrogel
(13)
PhotoDynamic Therapy
(16)
Benzoyl peroxide 2.5%
(457)
Zinc soap
(6)
Glycolic acid
(14)
Tetracycline
(249)
Rosac
(9)
Acnutrol Pills
(1)
Sotret
(1)
Organic Peppermint tea daily/almost daily
(1)
Cipro
(1)
foot bath with baking soda
(1)
bikram yoga
(1)
Duac Gel
(53)
fresh washcloth each day
(7)
No Soda
(10)
White vinegar
(13)
Helminthic therapy
(2)
Exuviance Vespera Serum
(2)
Benzaclin
(61)
Placing clean towel on pillow each night
(50)
Azelex
(8)
Zinc cream
(20)
Cut Alcohol
(6)
Ole Henriksen products
(12)
Sulfur Powder
(27)
Pantothenic acid
(28)
Stievia-A Cream .025%
(13)
Acnetrex
(4)
Antioxidants
(1)
Drink a lot of water
(60)
Amoxicillin
(26)
Tazorac
(17)
Mychelle clear skin serum
(11)
Neutrogena Rapid Wrinkle Repair
(2)
Magnesium before bed
(2)
Antibiotic cream
(101)
Dr. Hauschka Natural Skin Care
(26)
Using fresh aloe vera leaves on skin
(43)
Hydrocortisone cream
(30)
"Cleanance K" by Avene
(25)
fish oil
(4)
Vaccination with individually developed vaccine
(4)
Avoid Nightshade vegetables
(1)
Vicco Turmeric Skin Cream
(1)
Salicylic acid
(399)
Blemish potion
(27)
OBAGI
(16)
Mario Bedescu Drying Lotion
(28)
Acne Free
(51)
Differin Gel
(44)
Gamma Linolenic Acid
(6)
Aveeno Skin Brightening Daily Scrub
(6)
Urine therapy
(6)
Erythromycin topical solution
(56)
Dr. Andrew Weil for Origins
(14)
African Black Soap
(31)
Chemical-free, vegan cosmetics / personal care products
(115)
Aromatherapy
(17)
AcZone
(9)
N-acetylcysteine
(9)
Clay Mask
(23)
Vegan diet
(89)
Avoiding pork
(19)
Aloe Vera Soap
(19)
Vitamin D
(51)
Evening Primrose Oil
(11)
avoid spicy food
(11)
Aveda Enbrightenment Wash
(8)
Air Purifier
(25)
Vitamin D3
(128)
Witch hazel
(10)
Oil Cleansing Method
(67)
Pregnancy
(25)
Zinc
(124)
Purpose Gentle Cleansing Bar
(45)
Burt's Bees blemish stick
(15)
Post-Sleep Saliva on affected area
(3)
Cetaphil for sensitive skin
(179)
Alpha Hydroxy Acid
(42)
No eggs
(36)
Bert's Bees Cleansing Milk
(12)
Honey
(95)
mother dirt probiotic spray
(1)
Veltin
(1)
Kumkumadi Lepana
(1)
Washing face with baking soda
(20)
Flax Oil
(56)
Tea tree oil
(265)
Aging (improvement after around age 19)
(277)
Apple cider vinegar tonic
(89)
Jojoba Oil
(17)
Exercise
(240)
Sauna
(45)
St. Ives Apricot Scrub
(178)
Proactiv
(236)
Hydrogen peroxide
(118)
Murad AcneComplex
(54)
Using nothing but water on face
(158)
Toothpaste on acne
(177)
Rubbing Alcohol
(140)
Emu Oil
(11)
Clearasil Stayclear
(187)
Bar soap
(203)
Not washing face at all
(28)

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